The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

5 definitions found
 for non
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Non \Non\ (n[o^]n), a.
     No; not. See No, a. --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Non- \Non-\ (n[o^]n-) pref. [L. non, OL. noenu, noenum, fr.
     neoenum, lit., not one. See None.]
     A prefix used in the sense of not; un-; in-; as in
     nonattention, or non-attention, nonconformity, nonmetallic,
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The prefix non- may be joined to the leading word by
           means of a hyphen, or, in most cases, the hyphen may be
           dispensed with. The list of words having the prefix
           non- could easily be lengthened.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: negation of a word or group of words; "he does not speak
             French"; "she is not going"; "they are not friends"; "not
             many"; "not much"; "not at all" [syn: not, non]

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Non, posterity; a fish; eternal

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  NON. Not. When prefixed to other words, it is used as a negative as non 
  access, non assumpsit. 

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229